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 My apologies for the missing posts I will try to get them up this week. It has been a very busy week between four birthdays, a big birthday party and Thanksgiving as well as having the Professor actually here for 10 days instead of just a few hours.

I loved every moment of it but I am beyond worn out at this point

Baby Sis, her girls & her grandchild

My daughter, her husband GD#1, GS#1, GS#2

My son with GD's 3 &4, GS#3

GD#1 (in back), Her cousins Jen & Vic

All of my grandchildren except for GD#2 & GD#5

GS#1 on his birthday

All of us including the Professor & me.

The munchkin in the front is Damien, he is Vic's son and my sisters only Grandchild. Vic is the short redhead in the back beside the Professor. 

It was worth the wait. The restaurant was reasonably priced. We were given a room that was big enough that the little ones were able to move around and use up their energy. The service was super and the food delicious though the servings were a trifle too large to eat in one setting.

The cake has a homemade red velvet cake with hard candies representing the whole family's birthstones including my parents on top.  The representation of my parents is seen in most of our big gatherings. They were central to all of our lives save the six littlest ones.

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